Graduate School of Medical Sciences

We educate and train (Research) Master and PhD students to acquire excellent research skills and to reach for future scientific leadership. Our students are well-prepared for a career inside or outside of academia.
The Graduate School of Medical Sciences (GSMS) is the largest Graduate School of the University of Groningen (UG) and responsible for the (research) master and PhD education programmes within the UMCG.

Master programmes

The GSMS offers several master programmes that give an excellent start to your career in research.

Why choose from our masters?

  • Pioneering in research side by side top-researchers of the UMCG
  • Small-scale programmes, focused on your individual development
  • Fully immerse yourself in a research topic of your own choice
  • Possibility to obtain a PhD position at the UMCG

PhD education

The Graduate School of Medical Sciences is committed to offering a high-quality training environment for all our PhD students.

Why pursue a PhD at the GSMS?

  • World-class research: The UG is a top 100 University
  • International network: We work with people from all over the world
  • Personalized programmes: Design your research and programme to meet your own personal interests
  • PhD development training: Professional and personal competencies that go beyond scientific knowledge

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